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Hear the Boston Symphony Orchestra on the radio and online, live from Symphony Hall each Saturday at 8pm, with encore broadcasts on Mondays at 8pm, all with host Ron Della Chiesa.

See the full BSO and Pops broadcast schedule below, and to plan your own visit to Symphony Hall or Tanglewood, visit the BSO Box Office.

Broadcast Schedule (all beginning at 8pm)


Charles Dutoit
 

Saturday, Mar. 7, and Monday, Mar. 16

Charles Dutoit leads the BSO and Tanglewood Festival Chorus and Voices Boston in Karol Szymanowski's rarely heard opera King Roger, with baritone Mariusz Kwiecien in the title role and soprano Olga Pasichnyk as Roxana.

Hear a preview with Charles Dutoit:

 


Julia Fischer
 

Monday, Mar. 9

Julia Fischer is the soloist in the Violin Concerto by Johannes Brahms, and Charles Dutoit conducts Igor Stravinksy's Dumbarton Oaks and Claude Debussy's Images.

Hear a preview with Julia Fischer and Charles Dutoit:


Emanuel Ax
 

Saturday, Mar. 14, and Monday, Mar. 23

Emanuel Ax is the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 14 and Richard Strauss's Burleske, and Christoph von Dohnányi conducts the Sextet from Strauss's Capriccio and Mozart's Symphony No. 35, the Haffner.


Christoph von Dohnanyi
 

Saturday, Mar. 21, and Monday, Mar. 30

Conductor Christoph von Dohnányi leads the BSO in one of the most remarkable sets of music ever written for orchestra: Mozart's final three symphonies, including No. 39, No. 40, and No. 41, the Jupiter.


Andris Nelsons
 

Saturday, Mar. 28, and Monday, Apr. 6

Music Director Andris Nelsons conducts the world premiere of Ascending Light, a BSO commission by Boston composer Michael Gandolfi, featuring organist Olivier Latry, and the Symphony No. 6 by Gustav Mahler.


Christian Tetzlaff
 

Saturday, Apr. 4, and Monday, Apr. 13

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff is the soloist in the Violin Concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven, and BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the orchestra in the Symphony No. 10 by Dmitri Shostakovich.


Andris Nelsons
 

Saturday, Apr. 11, and Monday, Apr. 20

Andris Nelsons conducts Gunther Schuller's Dreamscape (a BSO commission for the 75th anniversary of Tanglewood), Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27, with soloist Richard Goode, and Richard Strauss's Ein Heldenleben.


David Zinman
 

Saturday, Apr. 18, and Monday, Apr. 27

In an encore broadcast from the 2014 Tanglewood season, David Zinman leads the BSO in an All-Tchaikovsky program, including the Andante cantabile for cello and strings and Rococo Variations, both with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the Polonaise from Eugene Onegin, and the Symphony No. 6, the "Pathétique."


Jean-Yves Thibaudet
 

Saturday, Apr. 25, and Monday, May 4

Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink leads the BSO in Ravel's Mother Goose and Piano Concerto in G, with soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Thomas Adès's Three Studies from Couperin, and Mozart's Symphony No. 36, the Linz.


Bernard Haitink
 

Saturday, May 2, and Monday, May 11

Conductor Bernard Haitink and the BSO bring the season to a close with Schumann's Manfred Overture, Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23, with soloist Maria João Pires, and the Symphony No. 1 by Brahms.

 
Tanglewood 2015

The Tanglewood Music Center celebrates 75 years, and Andris Nelsons conducts six concerts in the summer of 2015.

Learn more about Tanglewood 2015

See the final installment of New Tanglewood Tales, the video series that documents the experiences of six Fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center:



 

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